Join us June 12, 2022 at the Mary E. Bell House
Come take photos with your Mother, Grandmother, Aunts, Sisters and Grand-daughters on our picturesque grounds, with aprons blowing in the breeze! This apron event is a collection of every style of apron that has been donated over the years for this annual Mother’s Day celebration. This event is in recognition of Diane Schwindt’s brilliant collection of aprons, […]
Join us late November each year to spread some Christmas cheer! Decorate wreaths from 8am-10am. Delivering wreaths to shop owners through the Moriches corridor from 10am-12pm. Wreaths (donated by Weiss Nursery), bows & ornaments (donated by KIFI), & pine cones are supplied by you. Additional ornaments and decorations are welcomed! (No glass ornaments)
Join us at Ketcham Inn on Saturday, October 30 from 6-8pm for a captivating cauldron tale and bite to eat. As darkness begins to envelop the land, leaving the open fire and crescent moon for light, enjoy soup and freshly-baked bread from the c.1693 hearth kitchen. Refreshments available for purchase in the Tavern. All proceeds go to […]
Join us at Ketcham Inn on Saturday, October 2 at 6pm for a discussion and book signing event with George Washington’s Long Island Spy Ring author Bill Bleyer. Book available for purchase at Ketcham Inn Book Barn. Reservations required, see Eventbrite for more details. All proceeds go to the detailed restoration of the State and National Register Building, Ketcham Inn. […]
Along with hundreds of records and CDs you will find hundreds of books about Rock Stars and Hollywood’s most famous Movie and Theater Stars. All proceeds go to the detailed restoration of the State and National Register Building, Ketcham Inn Friday Saturday Sunday, August 13, 14, 15
Mary E. Bell House, a State and National Register building June 12, 2021 Juneteenth Gathering The Juneteenth Gathering held at the Mary E. Bell House on Saturday was well-attended by Brookhaven Town Supervisor, Councilman, Town Historian, along with friends and neighbors from the Bell A.M.E. Zion Church and residents of the Moriches.
Last preparations are being made to the interior of Mary E. Bell House for a public opening, June 22nd 2019. However today, Cheyney McKnight, Living Historian, will make a guest visit to help with the final interior interpretation and gain a further understanding of the life of the Smith-Bell inhabitants.
SCARECROW WORKSHOP at Ketcham Inn!!! Build your own classic scarecrow. Wood stakes, burlap bags and straw will be provided. Bring your own head, decorations, jeans, shirts, cloths, accessories, scissors, and hot glue to build your scarecrow. All completed scarecrow will be displayed on Main Street in Center and East Moriches until mid-November. Program runs from 10am-3pm.Suggested donation […]
Gather on the front lawn of Ben Haven’s homestead where Civil War Reenactors will be spending the weekend! Take a peek into their tents, ask questions, observe camp life. Event is free but donations are welcome. Great Event for students studying the Civil War, especially home and virtual schoolers! RSVP Through Eventbrite. Event is located […]
Ketcham Inn Foundation created this video to share local history surrounding the Culper Spy Ring on Long Island during the Revolutionary War. This effort is part of a virtual educational program in collaboration with Three Village Historical Society. Patriots on the South Shore of Long Island worked behind the scenes to aide the Culper Spies, […]
Colonial Crafts Demonstrations The Ketcham Inn hosts traditional colonial crafts demonstrations. Spinners, knitters, woodcarvers, basket makers, needle work, rug hookers and more! We enable talented artisans and craftspeople at these events to exhibit their wares and teach their skill. Events are family friendly unless otherwise specified.